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Carbon copy of a letter addressed to the Methodist Overseas Missions, 1961

1986.0115.0008

Carbon copy of a letter addressed to the Methodist Overseas Missions, 1961

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Description

The letter states in part:

'On behalf of our Director, Mr Erst Redlich, we are writing to enquire whether it would be possible for you to obtain on his behalf, an aboriginal instrument called the "Didjeridoo". Mr Raedlich already has such an instrument in his possession, but, he wishes to acquire one that has been used, preferably in native ceremonies. A story of its use in ceremonies, would be much appreciated.'

Physical description

A carbon copy of a typed letter on a Redlich Meat Packaging Company letterhead addressed to the Methodist Overseas Missions, dated the 25 August 1961.

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